Junior Occupational Health Nurse

Location Royal Leamington Spa
Discipline: Support
Salary: ££33696 per annum + 10% retention bonus
Contact name: Brenda Moore

Job ref: RLS432_1635955424
Published: about 1 month ago

Fixed Term Contract

We're currently seeking Junior Occupational Health Nurse based in and around Leamington Spa to work within a state of the art, high output diagnostics laboratory environment as part of the UK's NHS Test and Trace programme, helping society's return to a more normal way of life.

Gain invaluable experience and exposure to some of the country's most highly skilled individuals in the scientific community and join a supportive environment where training and accreditation (where relevant) will be provided for this role.

What you can expect:

A new Very High Throughput COVID DHSC testing facility requires a Qualified Occupational Health Nurse to join their team that will ultimately number over 2000 FTE

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing and appropriate qualifications to practice in the UK.

Occupational Health Nursing Qualification - Minimum of 2 years Occupational Health Nursing experience.

Previous experience of working as an Occupational Health Worker in a large or mid-sized company or institution is desirable.

What we're looking for:

Ensuring the correct application of the Lab occupational health programmes, supporting management with updates where required

Perform new starter health assessments to comply with statutory legislation and Corporate Occupational Health requirements.

Maintain medical records as required by UK law and Corporate Occupational Health requirements.

Maintain confidentiality of employee health information and occupational health notes as per statutory and Corporate requirements.

Assess, manage and undertake health surveillance and health assessments to comply with statutory legislation and Corporate Occupational Health requirements.

Support H&S and line managers to assess level of risk and determine first aid requirements.

Conduct & manage physical and mental health promotion.

Support Line Managers & HR with case management of sickness absence, including long term sickness and work-related injuries/illnesses.

Generate written reports to management.

Provide support to employees and where appropriate, refer to professional health professionals

Liaise with GP's, physiotherapists, or specialists as required.

In return:

You will receive a minimum 18-month contract with opportunity to go permanent and competitive rate of pay and a 10% retention bonus (paid at 9 and 18 months). Please note, successful candidates will be required to spend a minimum 3 weeks in training working flexible day patterns (including some weekends) before transitioning onto your shift.


Working hours and shift times

The role will work on rotating day patterns (including some weekend work) with flexible start times.

If you would like to request any reasonable adjustments around start times, working additional hours, learning about different shifts or future opportunities around securing a permanent position, please speak to the team to learn more about how we can accommodate you.


Compliance checks
Please be aware that Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) including a media check is the required level of screening for all staff working at the Leamington Spa Laboratory.

Diversity at NHS Test and Trace
You will be joining a diverse and hugely welcoming team that reflects the communities we serve. We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and empowering them to contribute fully at work.

If you're ready for a new challenge and want to be part of the team delivering this essential lab work, please apply today.

Please note: Impellam Group is working in partnership with NHS Test and Trace, so you will be employed on a fixed-term employment basis with an Employing Agency (either SRG, Medacs, Lorien or Blue Arrow) within Impellam Group, in line with contractual employment terms and conditions set out by the respective Employing Agency, and not directly employed by NHS Test and Trace.